This is a workbook / textbook containing explorative activities in listening, composing and performing for the creative teacher who wishes to either introduce or expand composition in the music class. It is a progressive course ranging from the simplest of rhythmic and pitch activities to more advanced work on triads, four-part writing and 20th century techniques. Each chapter contains extended lesson ideas that provide background, explorative ideas to inspire and inform the young composer, and directions for composing. Many ideas for individual and also group compositions. Suitable for classroom and studio. All lessons include photocopiable pages to make class sets of worksheets and/or composition templates.